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I think you mean you want to secure your wireless network from unauthorized access.
To connect to your wireless router, the router's wireless settings needs to be configured with the SSID, encryption etc. and also the wireless cards in all the laptops/computers needs to be configured with these router's wireless settings. Then the laptops/desktop computers can communicate with your wireless router.
Connect a LAN cable from the Linksys to the LAN port on your computer.
Open a browser and enter the Linksys configuration URL
http://192.168.1.1
The default login = admin
The default PW = admin
You can protect your router by changing the default admin PW (write it down and put it in a safe place)
Go to the wireless configuration and set up the SSID and WPA or WPA2 encryption.
Now apply these settings to the wireless card in your laptop/computer.
To secure your wireless network from unauthorized access, please click on this link and follow my instructions :- http://www.fixya.com/support/r3559128-wireless_router_security
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Ok, I recieved one of these routers a while back to fix and I think that some D-Link's access has been disabled. To reset the router back to default settings, on the back of the D-Link, hold in the small reset button in the hole for about 4 seconds and it should restart. Then, all settings on the thing will be reset back to the defaults set by D-Link!

Posted on Jan 17, 2008

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SOURCE: I need to change my password to accesss wi-fi

username and password for accessing router is on a label on the router
usually admin admin
make sure the computer is connected via an ethernet lead to your router. Then open internet explorer and enter 192.168.1.1 into the address bar, then enter the username and password then choose advanced then wireless ,make sure its enables then choose security and write your key in

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

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You need to reconfigure your wireless network.
Better yet create a new wireless account, fillout the Authentication/Security Information.
Establish a wireless connection to that secured network.

Posted on Sep 19, 2010

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There is a reset button on the back of the router, press it with a pen point.

After that your password will be the default.

Default login is:

root

Default password:

admin

Posted on May 08, 2011

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  2. If no Wi-Fi networks you've used are available, iPod touch will scan for Wi-Fi networks and show a list of Wi-Fi networks in range. Tap a network and, if necessary, enter the password to join. Networks that require a password show a lock icon (307189_1.jpg) next to them.
  3. Option to manually enter your Wi-Fi network name/SSID (if the Wi-Fi network is configured not to broadcast or be displayed to the public). If necessary, enter the password to join.
When iPod touch is connected to a Wi-Fi network, the Wi-Fi icon (307189_2.jpg) in the status bar at the top of the screen shows connection strength. The more bars you see, the stronger the connection.
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    Choose Wi-Fi and turn "Ask to Join Networks" on or off. If you turn "Ask to Join Networks" off, you must join new networks manually.
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you can secure your wi fi netwrok with 2 method
(1) configure your router as WEP'
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You can access your router with following default link.

http://192.168.1.1
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